Digital Underground’s Shock G remembered at Tampa funeral

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Mourners gathered at a Tampa church Saturday to remember the late rapper and producer Gregory “Shock G” Jacobs.

Dozens of people showed up to the Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, 2102 N. Lowe Street in Tampa to reflect on Jacobs’ career and grieve.

Famous entertainers including rapper Busta Rhymes, record executive, Jermaine Dupri, singer CeeLo Green and members of Digital Underground appeared on a live stream of the service to express their condolences.

Jacobs, also known as “Humpty Hump” was found unresponsive at a Tampa hotel on Thursday, April 22. He was 57. Authorities said an autopsy was being performed, and his cause of death was currently unknown.

Jacobs was best known as the lead vocalist of the hip hop group Digital Underground, which helped launch the career of rapper Tupac Shakur.

He is survived by his mother, Shirley Kraft; father, Edward Racker; brother, Kent Racker; and sister, Elizabeth Racker.

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